ZIP and Postal Codes of Saudi Arabia Cities 2020
A postal code is a zip code that is a series of digits or letters or both of them. The postal and zip code sometimes for some places might include spaces, punctuations, etc. The postal code system or zip codes system was introduced in February 2005 for all countries (190) of the UPU (Universal Postal System). Whether the ZIP means Zone Improvement Plans.
It is actually a specific piece of code for a region. There are different codes for each region, place, town, city, and country. For example, a postal or zip code for Suadi Arabia and it’s cities. Major cities including, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Makkah, Madina, Sultanah, Taif, Tabuk, Al Kharj, Buraidah, etc.
In this post, I will show you all the major Saudi Arabia cities’ postal and zip codes. So have a look a the below table for all major cities and their zip/postal codes in KSA.
ZIP/Postal Codes of All Major Cities in Saudi Arabia
This is the full list of all major cities in KSA and it’s postal/zip codes:
|Cities of Saudi Arabia||Postal/Zip Code|
Moreover, there are lots of countries on Earth. They don’t have this type of unique Zip or Postal address/code e.g Ireland etc. But Thanks to the great government of Saudi Arabia for all the efforts to implement the mail service in KSA.
Most of the countries, for example, the United States of America and Mexico. They use the five-digit number code for their mailing service. Also known as postal or zip code. Similarly but different country zip for Canada contains three digits of the code.
Actually, this type of code is a piece of specific address information for a region, state, province, city, town, etc.
The Dammam Postal Code is 31433, & Dammam ZIP Code is 31433.
The Al Khobar Postal Code is 31952, & Al Khobar Zip Code is 31952.
The Taif Postal Code is 21431, and Taif Zip Cod is 21431.
The Khamis Postal Code is 61961, and Khamis Zip Code is 61961.
The Sakaka Postal Code is 75471, and Sakaka Zip Code is 75471.
The Najran Postal Code is 61441 and Najran Zip Code is 61441.
The Tabuk Postal Code is 50060 and Tabuk Zip Code is 50060.
The Buraidah Postal Code is 51431 and Buraidah Zip Code is 51431.
The Yanbu Postal Code is 30799 and Yanbu Zip Code is 30799.
The Jubail Postal Code is 31961 and Jubail Zip Code is 31961.
The Abha Postal Code is 61321 and Abha Zip Code is 61321.
The Riyadh Postal Code is 11564 and Riyadh Zip Code is 11564.
The Postal Code for Jeddah is 21577 and Jeddah Zip Code is 21577.
The Postal Code for Makkah is 21514 and Makkah Zip Code is 21514.
The Postal Code for Madinah is 20012 and Madinah Zip Code is 20012.
History of Postal Code and Saudi Arabia
The country KSA has divided into eight different regions/states by the KSA’s postal service. As described earlier, these regions or states and cities are Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Makkah, Madina, Sultanah, Taif, Tabuk, Al Kharj, Buraidah, Abha, Najran, Sakaka, etc.
Moreover, the services of postal codes were first implemented in Ukraine and it’s cities. SSR (Soviet Socialist Republic) introduced this service in December 1932. However, it was abundant in 1939, after seven years of the first implementation. It’s now a permanent address or PIN number that varies with different countries and regions.
As we know Riyadh is the Capital of KSA. The PIN number was first implemented for Riyadh and then split to other cities and regions.